Valentine’s Day or Black Day – Was Bhagat Singh really hanged on February 14?

Valentine’s Day or Black Day – Was Bhagat Singh really hanged on February 14?

When was Bhagat Singh killed?   It’s that time of the year again when overzealous individuals start demanding that Valentine’s Day should be observed as ‘Black Day’, because they believe legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh was hanged on this day. Last year, the Shiv Sena (Punjab) had demanded that the day be marked ‘Black Day’. […]

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Republic Day celebration with open arms: Modi hugs Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

Republic Day celebration with open arms: Modi hugs Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

The Crown Prince is in India on a three-day official visit and will be the chief guest at the R-Day ceremony. Upon his arrival, he got a warm welcome — and a taste of PM Modi’s penchant for hugging his guests. “India & UAE share strong bonds of friendship & extensive cooperation. Looking forward to building […]

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Uttar Pradesh Elections: Congress rules out Rahul Gandhi as CM candidate, silent on Priyanka’s role

Uttar Pradesh Elections: Congress rules out Rahul Gandhi as CM candidate, silent on Priyanka’s role

If not Rahul, who will be Congress’ CM candidate in Uttar Pradesh? With growing speculations over the chief ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress Party has ruled out vice president Rahul Gandhi’s name, saying he is a national leader. Newly-appointed party general secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad told ANI that the party would strengthen itself […]

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‘Real’ Neerja Bhanot in old Amul ad—Watch video now!

‘Real’ Neerja Bhanot in old Amul ad—Watch video now!

New Delhi: Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor just delivered her major solo hit ‘Neerja’ which happens to be a biopic based on the Pan AmPan Am Flight 73 air hostess Neerja Bhanot. Bhanot was just 23-year-old when she sacrificed her life in saving 359 lives on board a hijacked flight to Karachi, Pakistan. The braveheart of […]

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US reveals failed attempt to rescue James Foley; Obama warns of jihadist ‘cancer’

Washington: The Pentagon has revealed that the US military earlier this summer had tried to rescue American hostages held in Syria by the Islamic State (IS) but failed to find the captives. Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement that the unsuccessful rescue operation “involved air and ground components and was focused on […]

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Justice Katju stirs up fresh controversy, says ex-CJI Balakrishnan backed corrupt judge

New Delhi: Stoking a fresh controversy, Press Council of India Chairperson Justice Markandey Katju on Monday alleged that the then Chief Justice of India (CJI) K G Balakrishnan had pushed for the elevation of a Madras High Court judge with “bad reputation” to the Supreme Court. He said that the collegium headed by Justice Balakrishnan and […]

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India’s most loved storyteller, Chetan Bhagat’s new novel is now open to booking on eCommerce website Flipkart. The book is about a love story set in Bihar and is called ‘Half Girlfriend’. The site announced that is taking pre-orders of the book. Last night Bhagat tweeted, “Tomo. New book announcement. Super excited.(sic)” He further added, […]

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